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be gagging for (something)
To have a strong desire for something, especially a beverage of some kind. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. Good lord, I am gagging for a cup of tea.
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be gagging for something BRITISH, INFORMAL
COMMON If someone is gagging for something, they want it very much. I arrived there late, hungry and gagging for a drink.
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severe cases.8 Topical anesthetic may actually increase nausea and vomiting.9 This is due to the sense of numbness produced in the sensitive palate and pharyngeal areas that may be subject to the vomiting reflex.
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